LIVERPOOL, NY — Considering 2016 will be remembered as the year of the drought, the state’s corn growers raised a remarkable amount of corn. The New York Corn & Soybean Growers Association honored the state’s top producers recently at the organization’s recent Winter Expo. [Read more…]
LIVERPOOL, NY — The dry weather last summer negatively affected many crops; however, “with soybeans, we did a little better this year with the rain we had in August,” said Mike Stanyard, PhD, senior extension associate Field Crops and Soils with Cornell University Cooperative Extension, at the recent Corn and Soybean Winter Expo. [Read more…]
WATERLOO, NY — Western Bean Cutworm (WBC) has decimated field corn, sweet corn and dry bean crops in New York since 2009. Mike Hunter, regional field crops specialist with Cornell University Cooperative Extension, recently presented “Managing Western Bean Cutworm” at the annual Corn Congress. [Read more…]
DELHI, NY — At the annual Regional Ag Conference of Delaware County local farmers gathered to attend classes and get an insight into the future of the industry. The conference included four main tracks of learning; Dairy, Vegetable, Livestock, and Grazing. These classes served to teach those in attendance the new practices and techniques in an ever changing industry. [Read more…]
Saratoga County dairy farmers will have an unprecedented opportunity to expand their education in the field of agriculture.
“Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County is pleased to introduce the Dorothy Eva King Dairy Development Fund,” said Kirk Schoen, Farm Business Management, Dairy & Field Crops Educator with Saratoga County’s Cornell Cooperative Extension. “The Scholarship is open for all types of educational programs.” [Read more…]